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Here’s the full HFP index of articles for June 2020

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How to make yourself a BA Executive Club Premier member in 2 minutes 🙂

easyJet to close its bases at Stansted, Southend and Newcastle

Get €50 credit on Radisson and Park Inn hotel stays in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Curve Card is back – but with a £5 fee for new joiners

Manchester Airport to re-open its lounges (and get 20% off parking)

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown

Has your British Airways Executive Club status been upgraded or extended today?

Three reasons why British Airways flyers may find the new Qantas / Amex Membership Rewards tie-up useful

Virgin Atlantic refinancing talks are continuing – report

The first British Airways Boeing 787-10 has finally arrived

How expatriates in the UK can earn 100,000 Avios points by joining Citigold Expat

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold has a 20,000 point bonus and you have six months to earn it – should you apply?

What are the best seats on a British Airways A350?

Get €5-€10 of Accor Live Limitless hotel points for joining ClubOpinions

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Fairmont Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada

Our review of the American Express Nectar credit card

BA CityFlyer adds nine routes from London City Airport BUT scraps regional weekend flights

Eurostar cancels services to the south of France – Lyon, Avignon, Marseille – until 2022

IHG’s Hotel Indigo Grand Hotels Des Arts opens in Verona

Curve Card suspended as the FCA closes down Wirecard UK, freezing customer accounts

Virgin Australia sold to US private equity group Bain Capital

Get up to 8,000 bonus Nectar points – and possibly a lot more – with Sainsbury’s Energy

A warning about the Dell / American Express Business Platinum promotion

News: Avios ‘Thank You’ appeal closes, Luthansa bailout is finally approved, Loyalty Leaders webinar

Is easyJet Plus worth the annual membership fee?

British Airways to cut legacy cabin crew base pay by no more than 20%

easyJet to restart flights from Luton, Stansted, Manchester and Aberdeen airports from next week

Lufthansa strikes a cabin crew deal which will mean NO enforced redundancies

Fly a British Airways Boeing 787 in First to Amsterdam!

Long delays reported by the UK Passport Office

Comparing the 10 UK Avios credit cards that can earn you points!

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne

How to convert Marriott Bonvoy hotel points into Hilton Honors or IHG Rewards Club points!

Want to go to Sydney? Good Avios availability just released in British Airways Club World for December-March, inc Christmas

Fly EL AL? It’s a new option now Qantas Frequent Flyer has joined Amex Membership Rewards

Malaysia Airlines launches affordable Flexible Economy tickets

Hilton’s luxury brands launch ‘3rd night free’ for stays in Europe

AMEX CASHBACK REVIEW: Our review of the American Express Platinum Cashback credit cards

Not got your British Airways Executive Club status extension or tier upgrade? This is why

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good (but transferring airline miles is bad)

Has your British Airways Executive Club status been extended this afternoon?

What Virgin Atlantic flights are scheduled for the next few months?

Qantas Frequent Flyer is now a UK American Express Membership Rewards transfer partner!

Interview: Qatar Airways UK Country Manager, Gary Kershaw, chats about Qsuite 2.0, life under corona, being the world’s biggest airline and future plans

Manchester news: United Airlines drops its New York Newark service, Manchester Airport lets you prebook security for free

British Airways drops Isle of Man flights from London City Airport

Review: Is the Expedia Rewards loyalty scheme worth joining?

Did IHG Rewards Club make a mistake with dynamic reward pricing? The best hotel redemptions have been pulled ….

How to earn Avios when flying United Airlines – at higher rates than British Airways for Economy

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Hotel Katajanokka, Helsinki (part of Marriott Bonvoy)

London City Airport re-opens for flights tomorrow

Get 25,200 Avios with a subscription to The Economist

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Longitude 131°, Uluru, Australia

British Airways reveals (improved) cabin crew pay offer – a win for Mixed Fleet

In a parallel universe, Lufthansa’s shareholders may vote down a €9 billion bailout ….

Own an SME? Use Peasy to let your clients earn Avios by paying your invoices promptly

Norwegian short haul flights to return to the UK

A 30% bonus when you buy Hyatt hotel points saves you 50% at Park Hyatt Mallorca

Shangri-La Group launches new hotel customer care guidelines

Can you transfer Club Eurostar points to someone else?

LEVEL Europe, sister airline of British Airways, goes bust, becoming IAG’s first coronavirus casualty

Will the first British Airways Boeing 787-10 finally arrive today – or is it still buggy?

What is the best credit card to earn Avios points? (Part 2: on-going earning rates)

Generous new World of Hyatt hotel promo – get back 23% of your spending in points!

Now SAS asks for a £1 billion Government bail-out ….

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Marriott Mena House, Giza, Egypt

What’s happening with the Virgin Atlantic rescue talks?

What is the best Avios credit card? (Part 1: comparing sign-up bonuses)

How does the British Airways Best Price Guarantee work?

Work in healthcare? Get 40% off economy and business class flights with Turkish Airlines

Get extra benefits on Kimpton and Hotel Indigo hotel stays with IHG Lifestyle Collection

Get more £50 Shop Small credits – and bonus points – by adding American Express supplementary cards

Get a 60% bonus when you buy Etihad Guest miles

Hilton Honors launches another 100% bonus for buying hotel points

Bonuses: get 10% on lastminute.com gift cards and 500 points with a UK Accor hotel booking

Marriott makes some underwhelming and odd Bonvoy tweaks – but you might save a few points

How to get £10 of free Booking.com hotel credit

Get £50 cashback as American Express Shop Small returns – and another £50 for each supplementary card you have!

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Get 15,000 points (=15,000 Avios) sign-up bonus with Capital On Tap’s Visa SME credit card!

Get a hotel deal with a Melia 50% buy points bonus

LAST DAY to get a 100% bonus buying IHG Rewards Club hotel points

House of Commons “condemns behaviour of British Airways towards its employees” which “is a national disgrace”

How to convert American Express Membership Rewards points to IHG Rewards Club points at 1 : 2.2

You can swap points between Club Eurostar and Accor Live Limitless – but should you?

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Pera Palace, Istanbul

IHG Rewards Club dynamic hotel reward pricing hits the UK – a good reason to buy points with 100% bonus?

Save 20% on TAP Portugal flights this Summer

Win a luxury Business Class holiday with Malaysia Airlines

Earn bonus British Airways American Express Avios at Tesco and Waitrose

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – The Glasshouse, Edinburgh (part of Marriott Bonvoy)

British Airways unveils its new coronavirus catering – it’s an improvement on the plastic bags!

British Airways is extending your Executive Club elite status by 12 months – and reducing tier point thresholds

British Airways to give a six month extension on upcoming BA Amex 241 companion vouchers

Get 5,000 Avios or other miles with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking

British Airways ‘in talks to sell the art in its lounges’

British Airways extends its ‘Book with Confidence’ policy (again!)

Get a 50% bonus when you buy an Etihad gift voucher!

Is British Airways disguising food and drink cost cuts as health measures? Let’s compare.

Emirates amazing First Class Suite is finally bookable in advance for miles!

Save 30% on Anantara hotel gift cards

Loganair and Eastern Airways launch new domestic routes

Cathay Pacific gets a $5 billion Government bailout

What are the best value British Airways On Business points redemptions vs Avios?

Hilton, Marriott, Accor and Hyatt change their coronavirus hotel refund and rebooking policies

Should you redeem your Emirates Skywards frequent flyer miles on easyJet?!

Why crediting Hertz car rentals to IHG Rewards Club hotel points is surprisingly attractive

How do British Airways American Express 2-4-1 companion vouchers work?

British Airways quietly cuts Langham hotels ‘Voyager’ status benefits for Gold members

American Airlines restarts flights to Heathrow from five more US cities

British Airways turns the screw on its pilots over redundancies

Here is the UK quarantine form that you need to fill in from tomorrow

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Hotel Aurelio, Lech, Austria

Questions about Virgin Atlantic and British Airways as the Bank of England publishes its bailout list

What British Airways domestic and long-haul flights are scheduled for July?

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Swissotel Tallinn, Estonia

NEW: Get impressive benefits on InterContinental and Kimpton stays with IHG Luxury & Lifestyle Collections

What is the best Visa or Mastercard credit card for earning Avios, air miles or hotel points?

You can still earn Avios points when you fly with LATAM

What are the sweet spots in Etihad Guest’s new earning and redemption deal with Air Canada Aeroplan?

Which airlines can I use my Avios points on?

Virgin Atlantic to restart passenger flights in July and provide ‘health pack’ amenity kits

Park Plaza Hotels (Radisson) offering £99 London / €89 Amsterdam FULLY REFUNDABLE flash sale deals

Which five loyalty credit cards are worth keeping for their benefits even if you never use them?

Get a 100% bonus buying Radisson Rewards hotel points – worth it?

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Sea Blue Hotel (previously ‘Hotel California’), Santa Monica

London City Airport will re-open for flights in “late June”

Should you trigger your next British Airways American Express 2-4-1 voucher before 30th June?

Save 15% on Gett taxi app rides with American Express cashback

British Airways delays launch of flights to Newquay

‘My Favourite Hotel’ review – Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Virgin Flying Club has fixed its website!

Emirates Skywards makes big cuts to taxes and charges on redemption flights!

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for June? – plus your news round-up

Can you convert Club Eurostar points to Avios?

News: BBC and ITV on the British Airways redundancies, LAST DAY for the Heathrow Rewards transfer bonus to Avios

What is the British Airways On Business points redemption chart?

Which airlines will let you book now with flexibility for late 2020 and early 2021?

Get 2,500 bonus Radisson Rewards points with Dream Deals hotel sale bookings

Why can’t you access your Virgin Flying Club account?

Aer Lingus cancels all flights on two US routes to Miami and Minneapolis-St Paul

How do you earn Virgin Flying Club miles at YOTEL hotels?

Nominate a coronavirus hero for a free 2-night hotel stay via Small Luxury Hotels